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Interview Question

Performance Engineer Interview Cambridge, MA

Why might you use SMTP to get large (multi-gig

 ) line-oriented text-based logs from one machine to another?

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SMTP does auto-retry. Also, I believe the fact that logs are text means that SMTP servers are particularly tailored to them.

Interview Candidate on Sep 16, 2011

They gave you job for your answer? SMTP is used for emailing. The best way is rsync

xyz on Apr 27, 2014

How about that SMTP will convert the line breaks for the target OS?

Paul on Dec 26, 2018

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